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CBS
Sep 29, 2012 6:00pm PDT
massachusetts? >> well, we don't like some of these guys getting released. that's what the law requires. and we will do it because we're the commonwealth of massachusetts, and we try to do the right thing. >> reporter: grossberg says what happened in massachusetts should prompt other states to examine their own labs. >> i think in our system, our criminal justice system, there is nothing worse than an unfair, unconstitutional conviction. >> reporter: in dookhan is convicted, she could face more than 20 years in prison. elaine quijano, cbs news, boston. >> reid: a new report says drug ask alcohol abuse is on the rise among amtrak employees. among other findings the report says mechanics and signal operators tested positive at four time the rate of employees at other railroads last year. amtrak management said it will step up random drug testing. a washed out in drought-ridden west texas. rain continued to fall today over part of the lone star state. up to five inche inches have fan the last 24 hours, swamping street, strandingars and drivers. water was four feet deep in this swr
CBS
Oct 6, 2012 6:00pm PDT
laws. her comments were made during the time abu hamza railed against britain from his mosque in north london. or a fourth stray of straight day, syria and turkey traded tre today. l 's the least sign syria's civil war is now expanding into a threat to regional security. correspondent holly williams is in istanbul. in il reporter: syria's civil war is spilling over its borders. today, the turkish village of guvecci was hurt by two mortar shells. nobody was hurt it & it's thought they were a mistake. the turkish military returns fire for the fourth day in a row. turkey has openly sided with the eebels in syria's conflict, confh so far, it hasn't intervened directly. now some fear that border skirmishes between the two countries could escalate into a regional war. on wednesday, a mortar bomb fired from syria killed five civilians in a turkish border town, including a mother and her three children. in response, the turkish parliament voted to approve the use of force against syria if it's deemed necessary. today, turkey's department prime minister described that decision ec a warning. "we
CBS
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> to control costs the health-care reform law penalizes hospitals with high readmission rates. they'll actually lose some of that medicare reimbursement money. nationwide that could cost hospitals 290 million dollars in just the next year. >> we realized there were gaps in care once patients left the hospital. >> dr. michael landberg is the chief medical officer at cedars-sinai. since last november his hospital has been working to reduce readmissions, sending medical staff to monitor the health of frequent flyer patients like freda robbins at home. >> in '98 over 52. >> in the past year the hospital reports a 60% reduction in its readmission rate saving an estimated $4 million to medicare and private insurance. >> we can actually find solutions to this problem that is good for the patient and good for our community. >> take a deep breath, in and out. >> robbins is just glad that her days as a frequent flyer are over. >> good. >> i'm just going to stay home. >> you're getting off board. >> i am absolutely getting off board. >> the hospital plans on expanding the program and mak
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
agents and state, local, and federal law enforcements. >> if you're speeding, you get pulled over, they're query that name. and if they're encountering a known or suspected terrorist it will pop up and say "call the terrorist screening center." >> reporter: how often do these encounters happen? >> we're averaging about 55 encounters with known or suspected terrorists every single day. >> reporter: in most cases, the encounters do not produce arrest but provide additional intelligence. >> location of where the guy is going, what he's doing, additional associates that the subject is hanging around. >> reporter: names are frequently added and subtracted, always in secret. healy also overseas the even more critical no-fly list. there are 20,000 people on the no-fly list. about 700 of them are americans. so there are people who live in this country who you have enough concerns about they can't fly? >> yes. >> reporter: the databases are not perfect. some innocent people have been kept off airplanes by mistake. and one person who never made the no fly list was umar farouk abdulmutallab
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 6:30pm EDT
power to regulate supplements because federal law classifies them as food not drugs. products are required to be safe but the f.d.a. only monitors them after they're on the market. when it comes to proof, supplement makers are only required to say research has been done, they are not required to show it to the f.d.a. the natural products association-- the main trade group of the supplement industry-- issued a statement saying: the investigators looked at 127 supplements that claim to boost the immune system or help with weight loss. none-- none-- met all of the f.d.a.'s recommendations for proving the products actually work. >> pelley: and we should mention, jon, the report we're referring to was produced today by the department of health and human services. there's another medical story that we're following to want, jon, a deadly outbreak of meningitis. it has spread to five states, 26 people have been infected, four have died. a suspected source is tainted steroid injections used to treat back pain. the medication came from a pharmacy in massachusetts that issued a recall last w
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. >> pelley: a little-known piece of the health care reform law took effect today. hospitals will face big fines if too many of their medicare patients have to be readmitted lookse of complications. we asked anna werner to look into this. >> reporter: so this is everything you have to take? >> yes. >> reporter: 84-year-old phil eckloff suffers from congestive heart failure and diabetes and wound up in the hospital twice ais year. l twice a laundry list of follow-up instructions and fedications. so you have to deal with all this stuff. this is a lot of-- a lot of medications. a lot to remember. >> yeah, it is. >> reporter: eckloff is fortunate. f isas a home health care worker to help him. what do you think it would be like for you if you had to keep y with all this by yourself? >> if you don't take a service like this you'll end up become you'llhospital. and that's true. >> reporter: federal officials ere concerned that many medicare patients fail to get the necessary follow-up care and end up being readmitted to the hospital, often in the same tnth. so the government is now penal
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